FreeBSD 8.1 & Squid suggestions?

Frank Bonnet f.bonnet at
Wed Sep 22 05:17:38 UTC 2010


No problem ! I use Squid on a proliant HP 360 with 2 Gb RAM
and 100 Gb of disk cache. It serves our LAN clients ( approx 800 PCs )
without trouble with a standard kernel.

Hope this help.

Le 21/09/2010 21:41, Ed Flecko a écrit :
> Hi folks,
> I have a small group of people in my office (less than 20), and I want
> to set up a FBSD/Squid server, and I'm hoping someone might have some
> suggestions for the install.
> It's a clean install of FBSD 8.1, and the sole purpose of the server
> is a Squid server. The server has a 500Gb SATA hard drive, and 8Gb of
> RAM. I've installed Squid before (on an OpenBSD server), so I'm a
> comfortable with Squid.
> I'll install from a package (to make my life easy), but I'm not sure
> if there are any FBSD specific changes I should make? Are there any
> kernel customizations you might recommend I need? Are there any
> suggestions you might make to improve performance?
> Suggestions?
> Thank you,
> Ed
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